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The Royal St. George's Golf Club

Royal St. Georges Golf Club Road, Sandwich CT13 9PB, England
+44 1304 613090
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Unfriendly course and NOT for visitors

Just played the course. Condition was average at best. I have played many of the major courses and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AidenOL
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Dublin, Ireland
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A Reasonable Sunday Lunch

Went with fiends for Sunday Lunch. It was good and resonanle and the wine was at at a fair... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nigelaylen
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Private Members' Club situated in Sandwich, Kent. Host to The 149th Open Championship in 2020, the 15th Open to be held at the Club.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pro shop” (11 reviews)
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Royal St. Georges Golf Club Road, Sandwich CT13 9PB, England
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+44 1304 613090
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just played the course. Condition was average at best. I have played many of the major courses and this has to be atthe bottom of the list. Nearly 200gbp per round amd no facilities whatsoever on course. Compare this to say Celtic Manor and there...More

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Robert L, Assistant Secretary at The Royal St. George's Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, thank you for taking the time to review Royal St. George's on TripAdvisor. Your comments on the course are curious given the feedback we've had from both Members, guests and visitors over the last few weeks; not to mention the R&A. I assume...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with fiends for Sunday Lunch. It was good and resonanle and the wine was at at a fair price. The general feeling was we would go againMore

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Robert L, Assistant Secretary at The Royal St. George's Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Royal St. George's. If you were dining with a Member, we are delighted you enjoyed your lunch with us on Sunday. If you weren't here as a guest, I imagine you have the wrong establishment and hope...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This is an outstanding golf course and we were very fortunate to have played it as part of a a societies captains away trip. The adverse effect of 5 weeks without rain had taken its tole on the fairways but cant wait to visit again...More

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Robert L, Assistant Secretary at The Royal St. George's Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Royal St. George's. As with much of the country, we have had an extended period without any natural irrigation. The links is playing as fast and true as many can remember, and as you say we are...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The Golfcourse is fabulous, period. Great layout with variety in all ways. Challenging greens to say the least and all this is well known. What did surprise me and my friends was the friendly welcome from the pro and all other straff from the lovely...More

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Robert L, Assistant Secretary at The Royal St. George's Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Royal St. George's. It really sounds like you understood the ethos of the Club and hope it brings you back in the future. Kind regards, Robert Leigh Assistant Secretary

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Last course on my Open rotation trip. I was a little worried with some of the previous reviews of the staff/welcome but I had nothing but EXCELLENT STAFF!! Everyone was super kind and welcoming. Ate a great lunch at the bar. Great food and staff....More

1  Thank Scott M
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Robert L, Assistant Secretary at The Royal St. George's Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Royal St. George's. It really sounds like you understood the ethos of the Club and hope it brings you back in the future. Kind regards, Robert Leigh Assistant Secretary

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The 5 star review is for the actual Golf Course only, absolutely stunning. Greens are superb. Bad side is the Staff, everyone is very unhelpfull and just give the impression that visitors are not welcome at all no matter how much they have paid to...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Our foursome had the greatest time speaking with Trish at the halfway house. Not only was the food and drink great, but she was the most friendly halfway house attendant ever. She even knew about our group’s Irish mascot, Tayto, and introduced us to Jimmy,...More

1  Thank Kevin E
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Played 36 holes late in September as part of a golf holiday which took in both Princes and neighbouring Royal Cinque Ports. This was the undisputed highlight of the trip. Stunning course and as others have commented iconic. Just don't come here expecting to be...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is a true bucket list golf course. It has staged numerous Open championships for a good reason - it offers up a combination of historic golf, charm and difficulty that continues to attract good players looking for a memorable links golf experience. Normally, the...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be treated like a second-class citizen? Better yet...would you like to pay first-class prices to experience it? If so, then do I have the place for you - Royal St. George's Golf Club The moment we...More

7  Thank Fraser M
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Hougs
15 May 2015|
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The high speed rail link runs from platforms 12 and 13 at St Pancras. It's roughly 10 minutes by taxi to the club. The local taxi number is 01304 617424. Hope that helps!
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